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S. 2852 (100th): Omnibus Anti-Substance Abuse Act of 1988

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A bill to provide for an omnibus Federal, State, and local effort against substance abuse, to provide for a cabinet-level position to centralize and streamline Federal activities with respect to both drug supply (interdiction and law enforcement) and drug demand (prevention, education, and treatment), to expand Federal support to ensure a long-term commitment of resources and personnel for substance abuse education, treatment, and rehabilitation efforts, to strengthen and improve the enforcement of Federal drug laws and enhance the interdiction of illicit drug shipments, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Oct 3, 1988
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 3, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Samuel Nunn

Senator for Georgia




Oct 3, 1988

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Oct 3, 1988
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S. 2852 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2852. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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